New CAATSA-related Executive Order; 33 persons added to CAATSA list of Russian defence & intelligence sectors; 2 Chinese persons sanctioned

Last week (20 September), US President Donald Trump issued a new  Executive Order to further the implementation of certain CAATSA-related sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation. See new OFAC FAQ, Presidential Statement and Special Press Briefing for further details. In addition, the US Secretary of State has taken two actions to implement his delegated authorities pursuant to section 231 of …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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